Don’t Leave Putts Short!

Clearly, when it comes to putts from 20 feet or less, we have one goal. Hole it! Make the putt! From 50 feet, getting it close and two putting is fine. Well done. BUT if you are not trying to make every putt inside 25 feet, you will lose to someone who is. The worst Read more…

Get Golf Fit For 2020, And Play Better

A Healther Body Means More Distance

Take a guess: what is the No. 1 thing 99% of the recreational golfers come to my lesson tee asking for? If you said distance, you’d be correct. Now, certainly a good coach can help you to some degree if there is a mechanical flaw that is causing a power leak. Power leaks are common Read more…

Release Right Side For Straight Golf Shots

Don’t Leave Your Swing Hanging

One of the most common full swing mistakes amateur golfers make is leaving the right side (trail side) of the body “behind” through impact and the follow through, with no release. This is why many players feel the need to strengthen their grips in order to square the clubface and hit straight golf shots, even Read more…

Ten New Decade Golf Resolutions

A Quick-Hit Guide To Goals You Can Reach
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Here we are on the cusp of not only a new year, but a fresh decade (at least as it’s commonly defined; technically the decade doesn’t begin until 2021, but we’ll go with it). Definitely an apt time to churn up those golf resolutions that nag us every time the calendar flips. Let’s tackle them Read more…

Reach Your Golf Milestones 2020, Part 1

Get The Year Off To A Sweet-Scoring Start

It’s time to get started with your plans to reach or exceed your golf milestone goals for 2020. Breaking through your barriers this year starts now, no matter what the weather conditions. BREAKING 100 Is Your Pre-Shot Routine Ready? Whether you realize it or not, you routinely do the same things each time you execute Read more…

Master These 10 Golf Money Shots

Pull Them Off When The Chips Are Down

It doesn’t matter how great or poor you’re playing, any given round requires at least one spectacular shot to win a skin, save a much-needed stroke or, in some cases, avert a disaster. We like to call these “money shots,” as opposed to “miracle shots,” because we believe that with practice, these types of shots Read more…

Use Circle Drill To Master Swing Plane

Hands On One, Club On The Other
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One of the most important things I can do as a coach and instructor is to help my students understand why they hit the ball well—and what they are doing when they are not hitting it well. I always feel that their poor shots give the teacher and student the greatest opportunity to learn. Often, Read more…

Get On The Golf Balance Board

Training Aid Offers Instant Feedback

As far back as 1988 I built, by today’s standards, a very crude Balance Board.  Today’s version of the TPGOLF Balance Board has come light years in terms of stability and quality, as well as the uses I have developed. The original premise is simply, as its title suggests, to train, through live action and Read more…

How To Avoid That Golf Hazard

Don’t Get Nervous—Get Aggressive To Clear The Junk
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Here we are facing one of the hardest shots facing any player: A 60-yard shot to the green, with a dreaded golf hazard in front and a bunker behind that. It’s a shot that takes a lot of commitment. Some players will go by the front of the green yardage — how far to just Read more…

KPMG Women’s PGA Clinics Announced For 2020

A Dozen Clinics Nationwide Will Encourage More Women to Engage in Golf 
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The PGA of America announced the schedule for the 2020 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Golf Clinics, a nationwide series of 12 full-day clinics that will welcome and empower women to learn more about the Game of a Lifetime. KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Golf Clinics, previously known as the PGA Golf Clinics for Women, will continue Read more…